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Valerius was a Roman nomen of the gens Valerii, one of the oldest families of the city.
Decimus Valerius Asiaticus[?], consul in 35 and 46
Marcus Valerius Martialis (Martial), poet 1st century AD
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Marcus Valerius Corvus, consul several times in 4th century BC
Manius Valerius Maximus Corvinus Messalla, consul 263 BC
Gaius Calpetanus Rantius Quirinalis Valerius Festus[?], suffect consul 71
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 Paradox Interactive Forums - The Roman Invasion - An AAR
Valerius then returned to the preparation of his troops, content in his knowledge that the northeastern border of his province was safe from the threat of the Trinobantes, at least for now, since they had just been forced to sue for peace.
Valerius saw two horsemen riding towards his camp from the distance, but as they grew nearer, he did not see the purple-bordered togas of Roman citizens of high standing as he had expected, but rather two peasants dressed in little more than rags, each carrying a strange looking basket.
Valerius ordered that they be crucified for their participation in this brutal crime, and left on display in the countryside of the Aterbates, for all to look upon if they were again contemplating any action that might anger the Romans.
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Valerius was a Roman nomen of the gens Valerii, one of the oldest families of the city.
Decimus Valerius Asiaticus[?], consul in 35 and 46
Gaius Calpetanus Rantius Quirinalis Valerius Festus[?], suffect consul 71
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Marcus Tullius Cicero was sometimes addressed as "Tullius" and is often mentioned in old books as "Tully"; and he was also "M. Tullius Cicero." It was as if we were to write "G. Washington Tudela," and call Mr.
Valerius returned to Rome in triumph, and the matrons mourned Brutus as the avenger of Lucretia, an entire year.
One of the patrician family just mentioned, Marcus Fabius, proved too noble willingly to permit such strife between the classes to interfere with the progress of the state, and determined to conciliate the commons.
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 The Story of Rome From The Earliest Times to The End of The Republic By Arthur Gilman, M.A.- Chapter 10 from Nalanda ...
Marcus Manlius, the preserver of the capitol, was less fortunate, for when he saw that the plebeians were suffering because the laws concerning debtors were too severe, and came forward as patron of the poor, he received no recognition, and languished in private life, while Camillus was a favorite.
Marcus Valerius Corvus was born at about the time when the rogations of Licinius Stolo became laws, and in early life distinguished himself as a soldier in an assault made on the Romans by the Gauls, who seem not to have all been swept away for a long time.
It was at the same time that Marcus Valerius encountered another huge Gaul in single combat, and overcame him, though he was aided by a raven which settled on his helmet, and in the contest picked at the eyes of the barbarian.
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His most important victory (343) was over the Samnites at Mount Gaurus.
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A Roman soldier, Marcus Valerius, accepted a challenge to single combat with a Gaulish champion.
When the fight began, a crow landed on Valerius's helmet and began to attack the Gaul, who, terrified by this divine intervention, was easily beaten.
Valerius adopted the cognomen "Corvus" (crow), and as Marcus Valerius Corvus went on to be a famous general and politician of the Roman Republic.
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 Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: User Home Page Book: Descendants of Robert Corbett: Who was Marcus Valerius Corvus?
The two armies coming to a battle, the Gauls were entirely routed; after which, for his high deserts, Valerius Corvus, was created a consul, at 23 years of age.
In later years there was an insurrection within the Empire and Marcus Valerius Corvus was named dictator for the purpose of putting it down.
I am Marcus Valerius Corvus, soldiers, whose patrician blood has declared itself in kindness done you, not in injuries; I have urged no insolent law against you; in every position of authority I have been sterner to myself than to you.
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 Valerius at AllExperts
Valerius was a Roman nomen of the gens Valeria, one of the oldest families of the city.
* Gaius Calpetanus Rantius Quirinalis Valerius Festus, suffect consul 71
Caesar Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus Augustus (Maximian), emperor
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 The Perched Raven: A Note on the Title
Corvus was given as a surname to a Roman military tribune Marcus Valerius (who later became a great general and several times consul) as the result of an incident between a Gaul and himself (noted by Livy), which will be reproduced below.
There was a young military tribune, named Marcus Valerius, who considered himself no less worthy of that honour than T. Manlius had been.
Marcus Valerius Corvus (for that was henceforth his cognomen), a young man of twenty-three, was declared to be duly elected amidst the enthusiastic cheers of the people.
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 Livy: the Periochae of Books 6-7
When Marcus Manlius, who had defended the Capitol against the Gauls, liberated those suffering from debts and paid their debts, he was condemned for the crime of aspiring to monarchy and thrown down from the [Tarpeian] rock.
Valerius tribunus militum Gallum, a quo provocatus erat, insidente galeae corvo et unguibus rostroque hostem infestante occidit et ex eo Corvi nomen accepit, consulque proximo anno, cum annos XXIII haberet, ob virtutem creatus est.
Military tribune Marcus Valerius killed a Gaul, by whom he had been challenged, while a raven perched on the Roman's crest and attacked his opponent with his beak and talons; therefore, Valerius accepted the surname Corvus, the raven.
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 The History of Rome, Vol. II
At the beginning of the year public anxiety was diverted from the Etruscan war by the arrival in the City of a body of fugitives from the Pomptine territory, who reported that the Antiates were in arms, and that the Latin cantons had sent their fighting men to assist them.
When they reached Sutrium, Furius and Valerius found a part of the city in the hands of the Etruscans; in the rest of the place the inhabitants were with difficulty keeping the enemy at bay behind barricades which they had erected in the streets.
Furius' men accounted for many inside the walls, whilst Valerius' troops were more lightly equipped for pursuit, and they did not put an end to the carnage till nightfall prevented their seeing any longer.
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 Livy's History of Rome
They were met by Marcus Valerius, the Master of the Horse, who after putting their right wing to flight was riding up to their lines, and he turned their flight towards the mountain and woods.
Marcus Valerius Corvus (for that was henceforth his cognomen), a young man of twenty-three, was declared to be duly elected amidst the enthusiastic cheers of the people.
Valerius was instructed to attack the Volscians before the enemy became more numerous, and he proceeded with his army to Satricum.
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 Varronian chronology
The names of the six fictional consuls are Papirius and Vivius, Sacraviensis and Caeliomontanus, Priscus and Cominius, and are mentioned in a document from Late Antiquity known as the Chronicle of the year 354.
Pliny the Elder writes that the career of the popular Roman general general Marcus Valerius Corvus lasted 46 years, but it lasts 50 years in Varro's chronology.
Using this system, the year in which Marcus Fabius Vibulanus, Marcus Folius Flaccinator and Lucius Sergius Fidenas were military tribunes with consular powers, is identical to 430/429 BCE (and not Varro's 433).
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 Eutropius: Abridgement of Roman History, Book 2
The consul Publius Valerius Laevinus was sent against him; who, having seized some spies of Pyrrhus, ordered them to be led through the camp, and the whole army to be exhibited to them, and then to be dismissed, that they might tell Pyrrhus whatever was going on among the Romans.
When Marcus Attilius Regulus and Lucius Junius Libo were consuls, war was declared against the Sallentines in Apulia; and the Brundusians and their city were taken, and a triumph granted on their subjugation.
The consuls, as they were returning with their victorious fleet, suffered shipwreck on the coast of Sicily, and so violent was the storm, that out of four hundred and sixty-four ships, eighty could scarcely be saved; nor was so great a tempest at sea ever heard of at any period.
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 marcus iron - 3rd irons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Marcus, the Iron Beak of Death is one of those parrots...
Marcus made his GWF debut at the fourth annual Birthday Bash of the Gods...
Marcus Annius Verus was born at Rome on 26 April AD 121...
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 Index to the Fasti ABC
Marcus Furius Camillus, soldier and statesman, of patrician descent, censor in 403BC.
Apollo is lnked to the myths regarding Corvus, since he turned himself into a crow during the war of the giants with the gods.
In 362 BC Marcus Curtius rode fully armed into a gulf that appeared in the Forum, which could not be filled till the most precious thing in Rome was hurled into it.
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Marcus Foslius Flaccinator and Lucius Plautius Venno were the next raised to the consulship.
On this, of those who were present, Marcus Fabius, the consul's brother, (some say Caeso, others Caius Claudius, born of the same mother with the consul,) undertook to go and explore the country, and to bring them in a short time an account of every particular.
Marcius Valerius from the right wing, and Publius Decius from the left, both men of consular rank, rode off to the cavalry, posted on the extremities of the line, and, exhorting them to join in putting in for a share of the honour, charged the enemy on the flanks.
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 List of battles 1400 BC-AD 600
Battle of Cape Ecnomus A Carthaginian fleet under Hamilcar and Hanno is defeated in an attempt to stop a Roman invasion of Africa by Marcus Atilius Regulus.
Battle of Clastidium The Romans under Marcus Claudius Marcellus defeat the Gauls.
36 BC Battle of Naulochus Octavian's fleet, under the command of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa defeats the forces of the rebel Pompey.
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 List of ancient Romans - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa Postumus - son of Agrippa
Marcus Valerius Messalla two cousins, one a consul
Marcus Ulpius Traianus - consul, father of Trajan
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 List of Republican Roman Consuls - Wikinfo
413 Aulus Marcus Cornelius Cossus, Lucius Furius L.f.
Corvus, M. Popillius Laenas IV Plautius Vennox (or Venno) Hypsaeo, T.
59 Gaius Julius Caesar I, Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus
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 Tacitus on the transition from Augustus To Tiberius
Marcus Valerius Messalla Messallinus (I) also suggested that the oath of allegiance to Tiberius should be repeated every year.
Most people were struck by meaningless points such as the coincidence between the dates of his first public office and his death, and the fact that he died in the same house and room at Nola as his father, Gaius Octavius.
There was also talk about his numerous consulships - which equalled the combined totals of Marcus Valerius Corvus and Gaius Marius - of his tribune's power continuously for thirty-seven years, of the twenty-one times he was hailed as victor, and of his other honours, traditional or novel, single or repeated.
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 Marcus Valerius Corvus -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Marcus Valerius Corvus -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Marcus (Click link for more info and facts about Valerius) Valerius Corvus (370 BC - 270 BC) was a (An inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire) Roman hero of the 4th century BC, characterized as a (A person who operates a farm) farmer who lived to be one hundred.
His list of accomplishments is suspiciously long; (Click link for more info and facts about Valerius Antias) Valerius Antias is considered to have been responsible for some of the exaggeration.
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 MARCUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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A year later, this pretense was discarded altogether and the Senate voted to make him dictator perpetuus (usually rendered in English as "dictator for life", but properly meaning "perpetual dictator").
After Caesar's murder on the Ides of March, his consular colleague Marcus Antonius passed a lex Antonia which abolished the dictatorate and expunged it from the constitutions of the Republic.
The office was later offered to Caesar Augustus, who prudently declined it, and opted instead for tribunician power and consular imperium without holding any office other than pontifex maximus and princeps senatus — a politic arrangement which left him as functional dictator without having to hold the controversial title or office itself.
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